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Table 4 Hierarchical multiple regression analysis predicting maternal depressive symptoms (N= 271)

From: Depressive symptoms among immigrant and Canadian born mothers of preterm infants at neonatal intensive care discharge: a cross sectional study

Variable   B SE B β
Step 1     
  Single parent 8.25 2.39 .20**
  Immigrant/Canadian born - 4.09 1.30 - .18**
Step 2     
  Single parent 7.38 2.12 .18**
  Immigrant/Canadian born - 3.03 1.16 - .14*
  Stress (PSS:NICU) 6.42 .74 .45***
Step 3     
  Single parent 4.63 1.98 .11*
  Immigrant/Canadian born - 1.31 1.09 - .06
  Stress (PSS:NICU) 5.62 .68 .40***
  Family functioning (FAD-GF) .28 .11 .14*
  Social support (SSI) - .34 .07 - .28***
  1. R2 = .07 for Step1, ΔR2 = .20 for Step 2, ΔR2 = .12 for Step 3
  2. *p < .05, **p < .01, *** p < .001